Soprano Lara Semetko-Brooks will be  the featured performer in "Songs We Love" at the Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery at 2 p.m. Feb. 22.
She will be singing selections by Rogers, Porter, Simon, Sondheim and Guettel. The recital is a part of the Sandzén Gallery's 2019-20 chamber music series.
Lara Semetko-Brooks is a soprano known for her quality on the stage and community outreach – seeking opportunities to introduce, educate, and perform the works of various composers, specifically new American music. Semetko-Brooks creates concerts to promote and educate audiences on works that are not typical from the standard classical repertoire. She received her Doctor of Musical Arts in Jazz Studies and her Master of Music in Classical Vocal Performance & Literature from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and her Bachelor of Music Education & Bachelor of Music from Central Michigan University. She currently is a lecturer of Applied Voice & Opera Studies at Washburn University, where she also serves as the Voice Area Coordinator.
The Sandzén Gallery is located at 401 North First Street in Lindsborg. There is no charge for the concert, however, donations are appreciated. For further information, please call the Gallery at 785-227-2220 or email fineart@sandzen.org.